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The Great War at 100

100 years ago: very few people can say they were alive, and even fewer can admit to remembering much of anything from 1914, in the late summer. Women still could not vote. America’s veteran population consisted of men who fought … Continue reading

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FIFA World Cup Champs: not Germany, but these impressive pin collectors!

I admit that I watched a fair amount of this year’s just-completed FIFA World Cup, despite not being what I would consider an expert in soccer. The fact that I call it soccer instead of “football” alone labels me as … Continue reading

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no, it’s Service Technician Appreciation Day!

Ah technology. What would we do without it? It’s a question we end up answering ourselves when, for whatever mysterious reason, our computer system crashes. At work this means a loss of productivity, a loss of income for the company, … Continue reading

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Summertime… and the living (can be) easy

A diagnosis of cancer is devastating. It’s also most of the time a complete surprise. Cancer runs in most families, in some form or another, so the possibility is there for most of us at some point in our lives, … Continue reading

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Where are you going? Where have you been?

Everyone these days has a ‘bucket list’, don’t they? Those ever growing lists of things that people hope to do before they kick the proverbial bucket. Everything from climbing Mount Everest to learning to play the harp, we all have … Continue reading

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Celebrate Presidents’ Day throughout The Year

President’s Day is celebrated the third Monday in February each year. Americans recognize this holiday as day to celebrate the lives of all of the presidents that have served our country. People choose to celebrate this holiday in a number … Continue reading

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Safety First!

We wear helmets when we ride our bikes, seat belts when we’re in the car, and we wash our hands after handling things like raw meat or after taking the garbage out. As a culture we tend to think we’re … Continue reading

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4 Perfect Pins for Men’s Health Week

Men’s Health Week is June 9-15, 2014 and it’s the perfect time to think about what you (or the man in your life) is doing to keep healthy. It’s also a good time to show off your support of men’s … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Means Beginnings… And Memories

Where did May go? Everyone’s asking that this week, myself included. And it’s true, it has flown by, and now the first holiday of the summer is upon us: Memorial Day. Personally, this is one of my favorite holidays. It … Continue reading

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I Mustache You A Question: Will You Marry Me?

It seems that my formal wardrobe always doubles this time of year. Between the engagement parties, the weddings, receptions and then the anniversary parties, May is a month of marital celebration. And unless you’re eloping (and sometimes even when you … Continue reading

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